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Author Topic: Painting on a Frame Drum?  (Read 8011 times)
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« Reply #4: July 20, 2010, 03:31:23 am »

OK, I hope I'm right in this folder.

Sunday I got a frame drum from the Ren Fair, we visited.
Now I'd really love to paint a motive on it, to make it more 'mine'.

I know this is done with Bodhran drums and my animal communication teacher painted horses on her shaman drum.

But before I start to just put color on it, I wanted to ask, if someone here has got experience with this? You know, the Do's and Don'ts - what kind of color (acylics?), what to take care of to not ruin the drum and so on.

The drum can not be tuned. The frame and the skin are tightly together.
The leather might be goat, don't know for sure tho'.

Thanks in advance. Smiley

My mom has a business where she paints furniture, and she told me that acrylics are only good on wood, plaster, and thick fabric, like canvas.  I don't suggest using it on the actual skin cause that probably would just peel off.  I was thinking of painting my viola, but oil paints, I was warned, can ruin the sound.   (For that matter acrylic can too, but it is not as much of a risk).  As others have suggested, I would think a dye or ink would be your best option.
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